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Take The Black Stout - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
83
good

926 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 926
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 22
Gots: 161 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Cooker_stp on 09-09-2013)
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lochef81

Michigan

3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Drank this as I enjoyed the 4th season premier of GoT. This ale pours a near black with a tan head and lacing that lasts throughout the pour. The nose is that of sweet belgian yeast, dark roasted coffee, sweet anise liquor, and English toffee. The mouthfeel is smooth but thick. Coats the mouth in a most satisfying way. The flavor makes the most of the nose and then some. Coffee, vanilla, licorice, anise, sweet European yeast, and alcohol abound. This is quite tasty and warming. Not subtle but not bold either, just well balanced and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 02:08:19 | More by lochef81
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